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Join WAND/WiLL in Urging D.C. Lawmakers to Reject Trump Budget(Comments Off on Join WAND/WiLL in Urging D.C. Lawmakers to Reject Trump Budget)

June 7, 2017

The Trump Administration released its Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Request, and as women lawmakers, we are deeply concerned that the White House is prioritizing new defense spending over programs that would lift women and families out of poverty. Responding to the budget request, Nan Orrock, Will President, said:      “With a quick look at the Trump budget, it is crystal […]

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WiLL/WAND Applauds President Obama’s Plan to Make Historic Hiroshima Visit

May 10, 2016 – The White House announced today that President Obama will visit the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park while in Japan for the G7 Summit May 26 and 27. Women’s Action for New Directions (WAND) applauds President Obama’s historic decision to become the first sitting president to visit Hiroshima. In the words of executive […]

Sen. Nan Orrock and Women Leaders from Georgia Meet with Members of Congress

WiLL President Senator Nan Orrock (GA) took advantage of the recent Congressional recess and met with her Members of Congress.  On April 9, Sen. Orrock brought a delegation including Sen. Gail Davenport (GA), Rep. Sandra Scott (GA), GA WAND Executive Director Becky Rafter, and GA WAND Board President Dianne Valentin to meet with U.S. Senator […]

Sen. Sandy Pappas leads delegation in meeting with Congressman Keith Ellison

On Monday March 30, WiLL Vice President Minnesota Senate President Sandy Pappas, Senator Christine Eaton, Representative Phyllis Kahn, and Commissioner Mary Jo McGuire met with Congressman Keith Ellison (MN-5) to discuss federal budget priorities. The delegation of women legislators delivered a letter – signed by 41 Minnesota women state legislators and more than 230 additional […]


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